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SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 4:30pm PST
that live here. it is costly and difficult to do business in san francisco, to raise your children in san francisco. i would like a voice at the table to create policies that will minimize the stigma that san francisco is not a business- friendly city, minimize the stigma of that san francisco prioritizes the rights of dogs over children. we started walking down that path largely because of political ideology. it is less about politics. i want to have a positive impact on the city overall, specifically district 10, connecting it to the city. people have been left to defend for themselves. i am honored to have been elected to serve to be the next advocate for the next four years, hopefully the next eight years, to really protect, defense, and serve the residents of district 10. >> we will talk more about some of the issues facing district 10. before we do, i would like to know a little bit about what you learned campaigning for supervisor. talk to me a little about that experience. >> first, i learned that a lot of the conversations we have about our neighborhood and community happens in s
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
a message for all student in san francisco. you know that this city's future don't understand on the education we provide for all our children. it's with great pleurisy introduce the mayor of the city of san francisco. good morning thank you laura republican for that kind introduction and thank you for opening your divorces to me this morning. i want to honor david and all your supervisors and to our two newest supervisors. mayor brown thank you for being here and taking the time to join us this morning. you have done so much in this county >> and since this is my first city address i'm hoping you'll cut me some slack if you chose to write about it in the newspapers. to the department heads and consistent leaders and education leaders to all of you who are online and thank you all of you for joining us this morning. and, of course, to my wonderful wife, mother and friend thank you for being here and pitting up with me for all these years >> a year ago i stood before i and score my term of office pledging to seize the year of the dragon to focus on jobs and to make bold decis
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
departments san francisco in 2012 has responded to the challenges a of realignment and intergrating non-violent programs it sport non-violent lives. and just as he must continue to be a healthier city. less than one year our adults will receive health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a strong leadership role working with my office to bring a proposal back to the community that delivers job
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 10:30pm PST
in common. it was an exciting time and as a single woman i was proud to be a san francisco homeowner. i've had a baby and this is blake, eight weeks old. he currently sleeps in our closet because we have a one bedroom with no room for a nursery. when i look to the future and he's a toddler i don't see many options for us. we can't count on the severely backlogged lottery and if our -- we could go into foreclosure. because our home value is depressed we would lose our nest egg. i have no idea what we are going to do. when i bought my place the city estimated the lottery would take five years. today that estimate is roughly 20 years. my family is suffering. i represent a voice in san francisco that needs to be heard. t.i.c. owners are not the evil people that the tenants union paints us to be. i'm not a million ai. i am not a millionaire. we are middle class families that want to stay in the city. please help us do that in passing this one time bypass. if we lose everything we will have to start again and it won't be and can't be in san francisco. thank you. >> chair wiener: thank you. ag
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding different revenue streams for our parks, are trying to find new ways to fund public transportation in the city. we're very happy to be working with mayor lee and the board to address a lot of these issues. this will clearly be a busy year for us. another component of our work is connecting the city's robuspro o ass
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
of san francisco. id like to talk about the -- of protections that tenants have in the law right now. the reality is there are no real protections for tenants right now in the law that will stop a tenant from being evicted for a t.i.c. there is no real protection. let's talk about the peskin legislation which i helped pass in 2005. right after that passed speculators and investors began to do buyouts. we saw them in my office, tons of buyout letters. they started to do threats, among spanish speakers they were telling them we're going to report you because we know you're undocumented if you don't leave. the reality they shifted from using ellis to using threats and buyouts. we don't know how many buildings are in the lottery right now where that happened, where someone was bought out or threatened. how can we talk about clean buildings unless we do some kind of investigation. the protection in wiener and farrell's legislation for someone living in a t.i.c., we all know the lifetime leases are problematic under costa hawkins, but the other thing is it's very simple for a landlord of a
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
ashamed of san francisco, and the politics. thank you. >> chair wiener: thank you. next speaker please. >> thank you. i'm max -- and i've lived in san francisco for 24 years, lived in district 9 for 21, in the same rent controlled apartment, and this legislation, if it passes, could displace me. i have not been told about the long-term leases by the prospective owners. i learned about that through the tenants union. if all property owners and the speculators who are sort of drawn in by this situation were honest and forthcoming, i think we would have a lot fewer problems but as the case is, we don't. we have to get information through whatever source it's available from. and that can create some misinformation at times, but i just see a lot of people coming into the city, from other places, and really trying to push out long-term tenants like me. and it would certainly disrupt my life to have that happen. i would have to move out of state. i've had the the same job for 15 years and probably would have to quit it and move on to something else if i were displaced. so it would be nice to
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
on tour. by the way. i am proud to play it, we are from san francisco. we are going to play that piece no matter where we are. . >> [sound of gavel] good afternoon welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of the tuesday january 29, 2013 of the board of supervisors for the city and county of san francisco home of the superbowl heading san francisco 49ers. madame clerk please call the role. >>> supervisor avalos, avalos present. breed present. supervisor campus poes present. president chiu, chiu present. chu present, supervisor cohen, yes, i'm here. >> cohen present. supervisor farrell. farrell present. kim present. supervisor mar, mar present. supervisor wiener, wiener present. and supervisor yee.y present. mr. president all members are present. >> thank you could you please join us in the problem of allegiance. [pledge of allegiance] i pledge allegiance to the flag, of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. madame clerk are there any communications. >>
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 7:30pm PST
the rebuilding of san francisco hospital the largest bond in our history is underway on time and on budget. and just last month we broke ground on the long beach library. next month in this very community will open to new bay view library. thank you lewis herself are a listen ran of the year for 2012. thank you for making our libraries a truly assessable resource for all the families in san francisco. and under the innovative and in partnership with so many park advocates san francisco parks are among the best in the nation thanks to a $100 million from prop e including all those parks along our water front and thanks again to the voters. we're finally replacing our public streets. dp w about pave it's 1 it had street. and when we're through talk to mahammod about your favorite street. and the new center will provide 1 hundred new hotel rooms and 12 acres of open space with the transit tower at its center piece. along the waterfront the mixed use development with the san francisco giants at c-3 lot will create vibrant new neighborhoods. and in less than 5 years we'll workman'
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am PST
>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is terry frye. i've been a tenant in san francisco for over 40 years. the medium rent in san francisco is three and a half times -- more than three and a half times my income. if it wasn't for rent control and i'm so very lucky to have a section eight housing voucher, i wouldn't be living here. i could never afford to -- the section eight housing voucher, i'm paying more than the voucher is worth because the rents have gone up. i will never own property in san francisco but please don't tell me that i don't care about san francisco or that i don't have roots here. the condo conversion lottery was put in place for a reason. there's constant attack on rent control on many fronts. this is another battle. a few examples of how rent control housing is being lost, what about allowing academy of art to take over rent controlled buildings for student housing and the thousands of units that have been converted to short-term rentals which continue to occur despite current legislation to curb it. and i keep hearing tenants will get lifetime leases. today
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
a truly assessable resource for all the families in san francisco. and under the innovative and in partnership with so many park advocates san francisco parks are among the best in the nation thanks to a $100 million from prop e including all those parks along our water front and thanks again to the voters. we're finally replacing our public streets. dp w about pave it's 1 it had street. and when we're through talk to mahammod about your favorite street. and the new center will provide 1 hundred new hotel rooms and 12 acres of open space with the transit tower at its center piece. along the waterfront the mixed use development with the san francisco giants at c-3 lot will create vibrant new neighborhoods. and in less than 5 years we'll workman's compensation the golden state wares. a crumpling appear for parked cars will be transformed into a new arena bringing people closer to the waterfront and creating good jobs and year-round jobs. it will a be a short walk along the waterfront. leakage those kinds of opportunities attacking on a mba france should i say and privately fin
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 10:30pm PST
directions or check on traffic conditions. all digital maps. >> gis is used in the city of san francisco to better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various elements of a city including parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of crime in san francisco in the last 90 days. we have [inaudible] which allows you to click on a map and get nchldz like your supervisor or who your s
SFGTV2
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
attorney and then became general counsel of the school district of san francisco and through that became involved in politics and at some point decided to run for office. >> you have lived in san francisco for awhile. why did you decide to live here? supervisor campos: i have always felt that san francisco is unique. i have always loved this city. i think that san francisco is -- it represents the best of what this country has to offer. it is a place that welcomes people from all over the world, from all over the country, and is a place that not only tolerates, but actually increases diversity. it is a place that is forward thinking in terms of how it looks at issues, and it has always felt like home. as a gay latino man, i felt this was a place where i could be happy. >> why did you get involved? supervisor campos: i think a lot of the past to do with my being an immigrant. i am very grateful for all the opportunities this country has given me. only in this country could someone like me have an opportunity to go from having nothing to go to stanford, harvard law school, and to be an att
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 4:30pm PST
and thank you for being honest. next speaker. >> high there. i'm a san francisco resident for 13 years. i'm a t.i.c. owner and previous renter for many years. all of my co-owners in my six unit t.i.c. were once renters also. we are not opposed to rent control. i just wanted to make that clear. the lottery system is so outdated and overburdened and with the current backlog it may be over 10 years before being eligible for conversions. we're not trying to make a quick buck because our units have lost a significant amount of value since we purchased. we're previous renters who are looking to purchase a home to have stable housing in san francisco. we contribute to san francisco and we invest in san francisco. we are all moderate income households. we include a retired gm who is a renter for many years and wanted the security of owning his own home and t.i.c. was the only affordable option for him. another co-owner is having difficulties with current mortgage payments and faces challenges as options are so limited for t.i.c. this bypass covers just a drop in the ocean of housing stock in san
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 2:30am PST
and he knows that this city of st. francis has been a city. when they talk about san francisco values, i take it in the most complimentary way. the values of st. francis and that is exactly what we are doing on this corner today, being channels of god's peace, giving love and light where it had not existed. but to thank each and every one of you for what you do. our mayor has been sort of the catalyst. he is where a lot of this comes together, public policy, private philanthropy and non-profit collaborations all works with the spark that makes it just ignite in a much bigger way. and he has been really a champion in that regard, not just as the mayor of this city, but long before that in his various capacities in leadership in our city. so we thank him for that leadership. because of each and every one of you sitting here, and most of all because of the vips today, the vips, the people who will live here. they are the very important people today. [ applause ] because of those very important people, this is a very important day in san francisco. and i'm very honored to be part of the pro
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 8:30am PST
these events put san francisco on a national stage. every employee, supervisor stepped up and made both events extremely successful. it was transparent to the attendees and the television viewers that there was a third team out there. that was the recreation and parks department. it is extremely proud of my team. add to this one of the most beautiful park systems in the world. i am extremely lucky. lastly, i want to thank my parents and my wife, vivian, and my two daughters, jennifer and some of the, for their love and support. thank you. [applause] >> steve castile. [applause] >> i started working for the public works department 15 years ago. we are like a family. it is a very close-knit group. i think, because of that, we get the best out of people. one of the problems we encountered in the city was we were not able to pay our vendors and contractors. people were entering data inconsistently. documents were always getting lost. payments were not going out. the numbers do not add up. everything has to flow horizontal and vertical leap. we created several modules to make it easier
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 6:30am PST
for the basis of the internal transactions. i have been a member of the san francisco board of realtors woman's council, now we are becoming again very active. i am also the president of the travelers club of san francisco. >> seeing that you already served on the board, if you could respond to the question that i asked of ms. lewis. >> i do believe that additional efforts can be made. it can be reviewed in the assessor's office as to how this can be done. information to the public, very important. a lot of times residents come with insufficient information; don't have the knowledge about what they need to bring. many times most of them they have one chance only because they would have missed the opportunity of reapplying, or applying for the current year because the cases take such a long time and they don't understand the process. in some ways where we can get that type of education out, for those who have agents who know about agents. there are more advantages. one of the things for me in this position in board 2, i do recognize the shortcomings of most of our resid
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
>> thank you for your patience. i m leader pelosi's district rector in san francisco. i've been with the for about nine years, and we are excited to put on this forum today to help people learn how they can access credit and capital for their small business. click background on some of what was accomplished in the last congress when later closing was speaker of the house. she had had 16 tax cuts signed into law to help small businesses grow and thrive. as we know, during the last 15 years, small businesses account for about 2/3 of the job growth in our country, but when the bush recession hits in 2009, 2010, small businesses were hit particularly hard. small businesses are the center of her agenda. congress under her leadership gave 27 million small businesses tax cuts. two main pieces of legislation -- the small businesses jobs act in the information you have, will create a total of 500,000 jobs and create eight tax cuts. they are all described in the packet you have. also, unleashing up to $300 billion in credit for small businesses to access. there are another eight tax cuts
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 1:30pm PST
in dolores park, go to sfrecpark.org. >> you're watching quick bites, a look at san francisco foods. today you're in for a real treat. oh, my. food inspired by the mediterranean and released with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. the 56th annual armenian bizarre, this is extra special not only because i happen to be armenian, but there is so much deliciousness here and i can't wait to share it with all of you. let's go. ♪ ♪ >> armenia, culture and cusine has had many cultural exchanges with its neighbors. today armenian food has food from the mediterranean, middle east and europe. >> this is san francisco with the largest armenian food festival and widely recognized as one of the best food festivals in the area. we have vendors that come up from fresno, los angeles. we have everyone here in the neighborhood. that's really what it is, is drawing people to see a little bit of our culture and experience what we experience weekend in and weekend out. >> we are behind the scenes now watching the chef at work preparing some delicious armenian. this is a st
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
was required. i pointed out that not only is it required under san francisco campaign and government conduct code section 3.1-105, but the failure to provide such notice is defined as "official misconduct." the person who was helping me said she never heard of this before. i provided her a copy of the law, which i would be glad to provide with you -- to you, if you want. and she said that mr. st. croix would call me. i came back a week later to find out why no one had called me and she said that the mayor would be complying starting next month, even though the notice period is 15 days under the law. i asked a series of questions, has there been into complaints so far? do you have any documents relative to? and to seech question she responded i'm not clear on that, after i had gotten that same answer four or five times it was clear to me this was just another cover-up, even before the facts had been established. you have to realize that this comes on top of the abuse and dishonest that we get every place else. i mean, if the mayor's office is just a gang, and the library commission is just
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
to the tuesday january 29, 2013, meeting of the san francisco county competition authority. i would like to thank jennifer lowe, jesse larson. the clerk is erica cheng. this call the roll. >> (roll call) we have quorum. >> thank you very much and we want to welcome our newly elected supervisors who by virtue of their election are now members of the san francisco county consultation authority commissioners london bree and norman yee. i look forward to working with you. please call item 2. >> this is an action item. >> before we act on this item i would like to open any public comment, any member of the public who would like to speak on item two come forward. seeing none public comment is closed. madam clerk if you can do a roll call. >> (roll call) the item passes. >> chairman: i'm wondering is legally a member of the commission is allowed to abstain; i assume there is no problem with that. proceed. >> the item passes. >> thank you very much. if you can please call item number 3. chair's report. >> chair: welcome to the new calendar year i have brief remarks given that it's only been a mon
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
sending my son to public school in san francisco, trying to make ends meet like most people here. we have been patiently waiting to condo convert for six years with our financial stability deteriorating. we are trapped by our loan because we are not able to refinance and have a balloon payment due in two years. i'm scared what will happen in two years. i am not a real estate investor. i'm not looking to float my home. i am a mother who wants to raise her child in san francisco and have the same mortgage financing options as the rest of the countries. i urge you to support the condo bypass legislation. >> chair wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> hello. my name is julie, and i'd like to thank the supervisors for taking this into such serious and strong consideration. i think what's evident today is that the t.i.c. units and ownership is very unique to san francisco and therefore requires unique and brave decisions. i'm a single woman, i've lived here for 20 years, i bought my first home as a t.i.c., not because i was looking to flip a unit, not because i'm wealthy but be
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 11:30pm PST
, freelance journalist and city employee. so i think we represent some cross-section of san francisco. we never evicted anybody in our building but at the same time one of our owners -- two of our owners had kids, they had to move out, they weren't able to sell their unit so they're stuck renting and losing money every month. it's hurting them and their ability to get started in their new lives. i think for a lot of us, myself included, it feels like a bit of a waste to paying an extra point and a half to our mortgage every month to the bank. we would much rather give it to the city than give it to the banks, in the form of this affordable housing fee at a time when the city can use it. and so i'm in support of the legislation and i hope you guys will consider it. thanks. >> chair wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> hi. my name is -- schubert, first time homeowners. i've been renting many years before that, living in a t.i.c. in a three unit building, together with my wife we moved in, in 2005. we did not evict anybody. we've been playing the lottery since then, a few times -- c
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm PST
from possession in our city of san francisco. so, we're introducing legislation aimed at that kind of ballistics ammunition and banning them from possession in our city. the second piece of legislation is we believe that any person who purchases more than 500 rounds of any type of ammunition, notice should go to our police chief so that we have time to investigate as to reasons why that purchase should be made and understand who is making it. so, we are introducing a second piece of legislation about notification to our police chief of any of that kind of high level of purchase. these are at least two things that we are introducing today. there are potentially more to come, but we wanted to begin by taking action on this. and i stand here in front of you with a full display of some of the armory that was collected, turned in by people with the incentive of providing them with some remuneration of these weapons that were in their homes or other types of possession of this. and, of course, some of the ammunition that we will let you see that is not just body piercing, but designed to
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
. -- conversion. san francisco is famous for looking after its minorities. please give a little bit back to the middle and support the condo bypass. >> chair wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> my name is gabriela, i'm a therapist who works with my husband here in it san francisco, in the lower haight. we own a one unit and a three unit building and i'm a first time homebuyer and previous renter. i've dreamed about owning in san francisco. my husband and i worked very hard to buy the one unit that we own and i work close. we work six days a week, 12 to 15 hours a day. i'm in support of the condo conversions and i would not be able to see as many patients and provide support like i like to do and be the person i want to be. when we bought the unit in it hopes that in three years of being a owner occupied building, now it's been many years after and the length of time has gone out of our range to condo convert. we pay 6% interest and are not able to refinance though we've tried and tried as we know there's only one bank doing it right now and have tried for a year. we're not taki
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 6:30am PST
-on-one counseling. we are also a part of the bank of san francisco, so we do pay their lending -- payday lending. we help people build up their credit before helping them to get a bigger loan amount. especially people who want to start a small business. credit unions offer micro loans. we do a lot of micro loans up to $50,000. this is -- we check credit. we need a business plan. then we look at the three-year tax return and that statement. we do a lot of home care and mom-and-pop shops. we also do start ups. we asked for approval through documents. we work a lot with people who do not know how to file taxes properly. we are mainly focused in san francisco. we are small. we focus mainly on the tenderloin, chinatown, bayview, visitation. we do a lot of expansion. people start small through the credit union and then want to go to the bank. we know we are limited. we cannot afford to give out a big loan. starting from the credit union, we educate them about filing taxes properly and then moving on to the bank, a small one, expansion, and we work with the bank. the bank and credit union are similar. we d
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
endless refills. but back here in san francisco, bartenders are saying thanks but no thanks that bars stop serving rowdy patrons. >> back lash that on the mayor suggestion of banning booze on sunday and restrict here. here in the mission cocktails are the speciality . the menu is in the display. thanks for the advice, mayor but we'll serve cocktails come game day. it is their bread and butter and owners say suggesting that hard liquor sales is misguided. the mayor is not talking about prohibition but prevent the drunken violence after the giants won the world series. bar owners say it is their job to responsibly. >> you never serve someone who is drunk in the restaurant or bar. it is against the law. >> i am trying to start a conversation about social responsibility. people should know the limitation. as clint eastwood used to say. they ought to be cognizant that overindulgence in a cell braatory way is hurtful to communitis and to themselves. >> american beverage institute called it a ridiculous idea saying that the city should avoid demonizing a perfectly legal product. >> back in the ba
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 9:30pm PST
are concerned with current t.i.c. owners. i disagree with the comment that they get demonized in san francisco. the groups that get demonized are the groups that encourage residents to go down this pathway. the solution is to build more units. unfortunately banking institutions create a financial tool by which people could buy entire buildings and decrease our rent control housing stock. what's unfortunate about this debate is we have two groups of folks here, both worthy of our attention and of course of our commitment and they are our renters, many of whom are low income and moderate income, homeowners. but i think many are demonizing the t.i.c. owners. i have friends who are t.i.c. owners as well. i think in the long-term if we're going to have a conversation about how to help the current generation of t.i.c. owners we have to have a conversation about how we prevent i would say kind of an overcapacityityization. we don't want to encourage banks and realtors to say san francisco is letting this bypass happen, it's going to happen in five years, so buy up today. i don't want to say cannibali
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am PST
. this meeting of the commonwealth of california is adjourned. [applause] >> hi. i am cory with san francisco and we're doing stay safe and we're going to talk about what shelter in place or safe enough to stay in your home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to oth
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 12:30pm PST
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
. which is fine. shortly. >> chair wiener: good afternoon. and welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors land use and economic development committee. i am scott wienerrings the chairman of the committee. to my right is supervisor jane kim, the committee vice chair. to my left is david chiu, the president of the board of supervisors, who is a member of the committee. also joining us is supervisor mark farrell. i want to thank those at sfgtv for broadcasting our hearing and our clerk is ms. miller. are there any announcements? >> alisa miller: please make sure to silence cell phones and electronic devices. items acted upon will appear ol board of supervisors agenda unlesunless otherwise stated. item 1, an ordinance amending a subdivision code, applicable to buildings that qualify for but was not selected or participated in the 2012 condo conversion lottery. >> chair wiener: before i turn it over to supervisor farrell, who is the lead author, i want to note since we have quite a few people here today, i have quite a few public comment cards. if you are interested in making pu
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Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
. this is a far cry from what san francisco mayor ed lee was talking about just a couple of days ago when he was thinking it might be best to limit serving up bar and alcohol on super bowl sunday. lee of course trying to prevent a repeat of the type of vandalism after the giants won the world series. not a ban, but an idea to serve responsibly. patrons said it really doesn't make sense to have this, and unfortunately, when it comes to vandalism, people use booze as an excuse. this quest for six, it might be a tough sell to limit the party. >> well, i think it's crazy. you can't make -- without partying in san francisco. we party for everything. just heard this is for one thing, for another thing, just cause more problems. >> a certain segment of people who are just kind of idiots! and they would do it any way. >> yeah, it doesn't matter. >> now, the city is also looking at different plans including the police approach. from what they learned after the world series, muni is also reviewing its plan, too, after a bus was vandalized following the world series. the spokesperson says they've got t
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
>>> is now suing the city for $15 million. the san francisco chronicle reports the federal civil rights lawsuit named the city of walnut creek and four unidentified officers. police shot and killed a 20-year-old hairstylist after a report of a fight with his roommate. they say banta was armed with a kitchen knife and charged at officers. in san francisco, three people are in the hospital after they were seriously hurt in a morning traffic accident south of market. it happened near ninth and brannon streets. a tow truck collided with a pickup. the impact slammed the tow truck right into the side of a building in front of the northern parted. we spoke to a woman who saw it happen. >> the driver of the towing truck was hurt very badly. he was thrown out of his cab onto the sidewalk. >> the pickup ended up into a park lot. they had to sues the saws of life to get them out. >> home prices in the city increased more than 12 1/2% in november compared to a year ago. that is according to the case schiller index one of the most widely watched price gauges. san francisco saw the second bigg
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Jan 29, 2013 11:30am PST
roommate. they say banta was armed with at officers. in san francisco, three people are in the hospital after they were seriously hurt in a morning traffic accident south of market. it happened near ninth and brannon streets. a tow truck collided with a pickup. the impact slammed the tow truck right into the side of a building in front of the northern parted. we spoke to a woman who saw it happen. >> the driver of the towing truck was hurt very badly. he was thrown out of his cab onto the sidewalk. >> the pickup ended up into a park lot. they had to sues the saws of life to get them out. >> home prices in the city increased more than 12 1/2% in november compared to a year ago. that is according to the case schiller index one of the most widely watched price gauges. san francisco saw the second biggest increase in the nation behind only phoenix where places jumped 23%. san francisco niners faced media day in new orleans this morning. this is the chance for reporters to get a glimpse of the lighter side of the athletes leading up to the big game and a chance for the media to get up to que
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 12:30am PST
i hope we can move forward, for the best interest of san francisco. thank you. >> chair wiener: thank you, supervisor. president chiu. >> supervisor chiu: thank you. i want to thank supervisor farrell and of course i want to thank the hundreds of folks that came out today, who recognize that we are here because fundamentally our housing stock is extremely limited both for tenants and aspiring homeowners. unfortunately as echoed today the situation has pit two legitimate perspectives against each other, those and the t.i.c. owners stuck in challenging financial situations. i want to thank the work supervisors have done with their proposal and believe they're working in good faith to address the situation. that being said i have been a tenant for 17 years representing an overwhelmingly tenant district. while i would like to become a homeowners some day ever since i ran for office in 2008 i've expressed concern with the proposal that has been suggested today. like many of my constituents i do not support the legislation in its current form. give the controller's report i have ques
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
of discretionary fund. district 3 is the first grew up in san francisco where they will be taking us to the residence and to district 3 they'll decide how they want to spend their funds. so people were able to submit their requests for these funds. they're number one interest was funding forecast inspections for ada businesses. i told them to contact the funds off. i want to say that was very high for people's interests >> next item. >> commissioners item 12 general public commit and do we have any people in the audience who would like to make any public comment? anybody have they items for new business? seeing then next item >> commissioners item fourteen and i want to know there was any letters in your folder. >> any motion for adjourn? with that meeting [ applause ] >> okay. good afternoon afternoon. it is my pleasure to welcome you all here on behalf of the board of directors of st. anthony foundation. this is the groundbreaking for our brand-new dining room with mercy housing 90 units of affordable housing for seniors. [applause] [applause] this is one of the finest example
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Jan 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
of supervisors i'm actually acting on it as you know san francisco is a very harm reduction city which, is very good. i like that. and with me living in sr o in the harm reduction sr o, that have i guess a contract with the department of health, and one thing that i'm working on is making sure that hiv testing and s ti testing is conin those buildings that are being contracted with the department of healthed because, of one push-back would probably be is that a lot of the agencies that are working with hiv and aids, will lose money. but, if we really look at the bigger picture, what better way to help people make sure that they get hiv testing s ti testing is starting those h r o's that the department of health is contracting with and so i hope you look at this very seriously and take seriously that if people don't woman come to these different agencies to get help, may be going to those places that people live live in start testings and get the s ti testing done and get help. me being an out gay african america man take this very seriously because there is a lot of issues going on -- and a
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Jan 29, 2013 5:30am PST
violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16 subsection a2 for reporting and receiving a loan to his candidate committee in excess of $120,000. two, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16, subsection c, for repaying aloan amount in excess of $120,000. 3 one violation of california government code section 81 104, subdivision a has incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 106 for not accurately reporting either the correct amount loan or the date that the loan was deposited into the committee's bank ak. four, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code for not providingdoms that were required to keep within ten business days after a request by ethics commission staff. five, 16 violations of california code section 1 4104 as incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 06 for faying to maintain detailed records that document the days on which his committee made 15 expenditures, the am
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